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National Endowment for the Arts 30th Anniversary NEA Jazz Masters Program - Photos

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2012 NEA Jazz Masters Jack DeJohnette, Sheila Jordan, and Jimmy Owens at the 2012 NEA Jazz Masters awards ceremony and concert on January 10, 2012 at Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center. Not pictured: Von Freeman and Charlie Haden. Photo by Michael G. Stewart

 

 

Left to right: 2012 NEA Jazz Master Jack DeJohnette, 1998 NEA Jazz Master Ron Carter, and 2012 NEA Jazz Masters Sheila Jordan and Jimmy Owens perform 1984 NEA Jazz Master Ornette Coleman’s “When Will the Blues Leave” at the 2012 NEA Jazz Masters awards ceremony and concert on January 10, 2012 at Rose Theater in Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center. Photo by Michael G. Stewart

 

 

2007 NEA Jazz Master Phil Woods and up-and-coming saxophonist Grace Kelly perform “Things to Come” by Dizzy Gillespie, a member of the 1982 inaugural class of NEA Jazz Masters, with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra at the 2012 NEA Jazz Masters awards ceremony and concert on January 10, 2012 at Rose Theater in Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center. Photo by Michael G. Stewart

 

 

NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman at the 2012 NEA Jazz Masters awards ceremony and concert on January 10, 2012 at Rose Theater in Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center. Photo by Michael G. Stewart

 

 

2011 NEA Jazz Master Hubert Laws and 1998 NEA Jazz Master Ron Carter perform Laws’s “Memory of Minnie” and Carter’s “Little Waltz” at the 2012 NEA Jazz Masters awards ceremony and concert on January 10, 2012 at Rose Theater in Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center. Photo by Michael G. Stewart

 

 

2011 NEA Jazz Master David Liebman and up-and-coming musician Ambrose Akinmusire perform Horace Silver’s (1995 NEA Jazz Master) “Senor Blues”, arranged by Carlos Henriquez, with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and other guest artists Toshiko Akiyoshi and Candido Camero (2007 and 2008 NEA Jazz Masters, respectively) at the 2012 NEA Jazz Masters awards ceremony and concert on January 10, 2012 at Rose Theater in Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center. Photo by Michael G. Stewart

 

 

Left to right: 2010 NEA Jazz Masters Bobby Hutcherson and Kenny Barron perform1999 NEA Jazz Master Dave Brubeck’s “In Your Own Sweet Way” at the 2012 NEA Jazz Masters awards ceremony and concert on January 10, 2012 at Rose Theater in Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center. Photo by Michael G. Stewart

 

 

2007 NEA Jazz Master Frank Wess and 1996 NEA Jazz Master Benny Golson perform Wess's “Magic" with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and up-and-coming pianist Kris Bowers at the 2012 NEA Jazz Masters awards ceremony and concert on January 10, 2012 at Rose Theater in Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center. The performance was in tribute to 2007 NEA Jazz Master Frank Foster and 1983 NEA Jazz Master Count Basie. Photo by Michael G. Stewart